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FOX
Apr 6, 2010 7:00am EDT
is happening in northe virginia on roads. >> water main break at tysons corner. sarah simmons is live. >> reporter: it's a 20-inch water main break. this happened at about 3:00 this morning. the water is shut off. and you can see the massive crater left behind. this is 123 norbound between international drive and the beltway. at this point theyare still trying to figure out if the road is safe. they are hoping they can get one lane open on the northbound side, otherwise this will be a while. the road has buckled. they say it could be eight pl hours or maybe even all day or possibly more to get the road fixed and driveable once again. v-dot is telling us this was due to a construction crew overnight that was working here on a hot lane project and they were boring underneath the surface to install piping for the project and that is when the break occurred. now falls church water authority have been out here as well. they shut off the water and are saying there are a few outages and mostly in tysons corner. you might have water but at a low pressure. it will be a traffic nightmare. 123 s
NBC
Apr 17, 2010 5:30am EDT
aquarium gets an extreme makeover. first, thoe, a pastor and his wife from hay market, virginia, are back home from haiti with their adopted son. the warrens were trying to adopt for 12 years. time after time the adoption fell through. after meeting their son in haiti, they knew nothing, not even an earthquake will get in the way. we have more on their amazing journey. >> reporter: through the lens of pastor warren his new son is introduced to family. grandparents, aunts and uncles swarmed baby sterle. >> i'm so thankful. i ask our government please help the families that are still sitting at the embassy crying like i am. it's just a dream come true. one of the happiest days of my life. >> reporter: this emotional day has been months in the making. through the adoption process, everybody was almost set until january 12th when the earthquake hit and the adoption papers were destroyed. the warrens decided to return to haiti and bring him back themselves. with no paperwork it took nearly two weeks to overcome red tape. >> our haitian lawyer produced everything she could. we had friends in vi
CBS
Apr 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
million. >>> west virginia's governor is asking for the same guy that handled the sago mine disaster to look in to the explosion last week. he is the head of the safety administration. they say upper big branch should have received a warning letter in october about a potential pattern of safety violations, but a computer program failed to include eight citations at the mine. >>> time for another "living $mart" report and jessica doyle has more on the warning about a lexus suv. >> that's right. of course you told people about this consumer warning at this time yesterday. the news is consumer reports urging people not to guy the lexus gx-460 because of safety problems and now toyota told lexus dealers to stop selling the 2010 suv until the problem is fixed. in one of consumer reports emergency handling tests the suv was shown losing control in a way that could lead to a rollover, raising the risk of serious injury or death. toyota is providing a loaner car for drivers too concerned to continue to driving the gs- 460. the don't buy warning is a rarity from consumer reports. >>> fewer pe
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2010 3:30pm EDT
the games like west virginia and duke. and i'm a big fan of coach gates. but i think west virginia is pretty good too. anyone can win. >> the whole tournament was wild. before you know it, you're training hard and getting ready tort nba draft. when did you start that train something. >> i'm going to the final four and coming back on monday and well as i want to improve myself. >> malcom from virginia tech is going to put his name in and come back to virginia tech. would you do that advice for that? >> i know all the fans at virginia tech are going crazy because he might leave. it will help him to get better. he's going to work out against guys -- he might work out against guys that are the best guards in the country. so that will help him. and if he comes back it's going to help virginia tech. it's good to test the waters, understanding that if nobody really wants me -- if nobody wants him to get drafted, they may take him or they may not. >> and they get a good look at you for next year. >> right. all you have to do is work hard. i think malcom is going to be a great player. and i think w
NBC
Apr 27, 2010 4:30am EDT
in the mountains, western maryland, west virginia into the upper 40s. and in southern virginia, in the upper 50s. and over the last 12 hours, we've seen the circulation in the atmosphere that triggered yesterday's storms, pulling off to our north and east. a little drizzle around this morning. and as the day progresses, we'll have the winds picking up. highs reaching the low 60s. and quite a bit of cloudiness, just the slight chance of a sprinkle early this morning and later on in the afternoon. more sun tomorrow, highs mid 60s. and near 80 by friday. how's the traffic, engineer? >>> the drive along i-95 uncomplicated. but as tom had mentioned, some patches of light rain, mist, coming down. so the roads may be a little slick. but out of dumfries and dale city, accident-free. interstate 270, wet pavement this morning. authorities were checking for an accident in the local lanes, 270 southbound between 78 and montrose road. and watch out, it will be slick this morning. >>> well you'll have a chance this evening to pay your respects to the late civil rights pioneer, dorothy height. she's died last
NBC
Apr 6, 2010 6:00pm EDT
deepest condolences to the families of 25 west virginia miners killed in the worst u.s. coal mine disaster in decades. the blast happened yesterday at the upper big branch mine in the town of -- in a town outside of charleston. it is raising new questions about mine safety and whether federal inspectors failed to do their jobs. sally kidd has more. >> the white house says the president wants a thorough investigation into the cause of the blast and whether it could have been prevented. at the national prayer breakfast, president obama asked for prayers and that -- prayers for the victims and their families. >> pray for the safe return of men and women who put their lives on the line to save them and the souls of those who have been lost in this tragic accident. >> the company has a history of serious safety violations and has racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines in the past three years. >> what that suggests to you on the face of it is that there are problems here and that they're not being addressed. >> it raises questions about why inspectors fail to detect the potential fo
ABC
Apr 4, 2010 6:30pm EDT
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NBC
Apr 26, 2010 11:00pm EDT
on a softball field in northern virginia this weekend spoke out for the first time tonight. they remembered his passion for life, his dedication to helping others and his love for the game of softball. craig melvin has our story. >> reporter: this man saw his father-in-law go down. >> his face turned blue and chest turned blue. i knew something was really wrong. >> reporter: 55-year-old george krit crisp died on the softball field. he and his son-in-law talked about dying that way. >> one would be in your sleep. not feel or know anything or, you know, doing something that you love and having it be quick and painless. >> reporter: it probably was. the line drive hit crisp in his throat just below his jaw, rupturing his artery and in seconds blood flooded his brain. >> he is the funniest guy you ever met. it came naturally. he didn't try too hard. >> reporter: gary bartlow remembers when he had to ask permission to marry one of george crisp's daughters. >> he said, of course you can. but he also wanted to make sure i took care of her, just like he did. i promised him i would. >> reporter: besides
CBS
Apr 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
in february. >>> police are looking for a man accused of raping a woman in alexandria, virginia. it happened a few blocks east of the king street metro stop. the man grabbed the victim and threatened her with a cutter. police do not have a detailed description of the suspect. investigators are hoping anyone with information about the case will come forward. >>> letters telling hundreds of virginia felons to write a personal letter to the governor to get voting rights back were in error. a spokesman for the governor says the potential requirement is only a draft policy proposal. the letter stated as a new requirement nonviolent offenders must explain the circumstances of their arrest and conviction and detail their efforts to get a job and seek an education. virginia would be the only state to require a letter for thes restore ration of civil rights. >>> the death toll continues to rise from a strong earthquake in western china. there are reports that 300 are dead and 8,000 hurt as rescue workers struggle to dig people out. the u.s. geological survey says it measures 6.9. rescue efforts were
CNN
Apr 10, 2010 1:00am EDT
in west virginia. the four remaining miners are found dead. we'll have a live report. mourning the dead in kurdistan, the new government says the state could haviers are looted and they count the cost of violent protests. >>> an american grandmother triggers an incident when she sends a 7-year-old boy back to moscow. >>> thank you for joining cnn. i'm natalie allen. this is "world report." the worst u.s. coal mining accident in a quarter century just became the deadliest in 40 years. at a news conference in west virginia, officials confirmed what had been feared for several days, that four missing miners have been found dead. a massive explosion on monday killed at least 25 miners. search crews made a fourth attempt to reach an area of the coal mine where the men could have taken refuge. but the governor says they never made it. >> none of the shachambers had n deployed and none of our miners suffered. so this journey -- this journey has ended. and now the healing will start. >> funerals for four of the victims were held on friday including a 61-year-old miner who was just five weeks fr
FOX
Apr 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
to accelerate the economic recovery. >> virginia is celebrating the news that defense contractor northrup grummon makes its new headquarters in the common wealth. company chose virginia over maryland and said location and economics were the deciding factors. virginia gave northrup more than $12 million in incentives. but the governor said he hopes to quickly get the money back. >> when you have 300 jobs that average in the neighborhood of about $200,000. we think it will bring 30 plus million dollars of tax revenues to the state. >> we would liked to have been able to attract the 300 corporate jobs to maryland. but the good news, is northrup has 11,000 people currently employed in maryland and they plan to grow that job base in maryland. >> republican bob ehrlich is criticizing o'malley's tax policies as unfriendly to business. and as a possible reason northrup chose them over maryland in relocating. >> the position of mayor in the city of annapolis comes with less power. the annapolis city council passed a bill giving it more control over the day-to-day operations of the city. the measur
CBS
Apr 8, 2010 7:00pm EDT
to the mine disaster in west virginia, president obama today ordered federal mine safety officials to give him a report by next week on what caused that explosion that killed at least 25 miners. but right now, the focus is on the four who may still be alive. 32 rescue workers finally got inside the mine today but they were forced to turn back for their own safety. our national correspondent jim axelrod is in mont coal, west virginia. and, jim, how serious is this setback? >> reporter: with slim hope growing only slimmer, katie, and frustration rising, the rescue teams are now preparing to head back into the mine, in sometime in the next few hours and resume their search for the four missing miners. for the family and friends of four missing miners in west virginia, there is little left to do but hold hands and pray. >> we still have four men underground that i know that the god lord savior can reach out and touch them. >> reporter: just before 5:00 this morning, four teams, each with eight rescue workers, entered the mine. four hours later, they had traveled three miles by rail, another mile o
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in a massive explosion in a west virginia coal mine have been recovered now. rescue crews went into the upper big blanch branch mine to remove the rest of the victims. federal prosecutors say that they are prepared to bring criminal charges against mine owner massey energy and its top officials before last monday's explosion, massey energy had been cited 1300 times in the past five years for safety violations. >>> first lady michelle obama left washington today for her first international trip without the president. it began with a surprise visit to haiti. president preval and wife greeted mrs. obama outside of the presidential palace. the building partially collapsed during a massive earthquake back in january. mrs. obama took a helicopter tour and walking tour of the widespread damage there. she described the devastation as powerful. the white house officials say the trip is meant to reinforce the u.s. commitment to haiti's economic recovery. mrs. obama will go next to mexico city. >>> a man accused of killing an 18-year-old d.c. woman allegedly over a hamburger was found not guilty in cour
NBC
Apr 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
virginia. here's a look at the satellite. the last of the rain showers long gone now across the southeastern tip of virginia, northeast north carolina moving away from us. so we do have really thick fog this morning, primarily from frederick, maryland to the northern virginia piedmont, that will last through 9:00 or 10:00, then plenty filled with sunshine our skies will by later on this afternoon. high temperatures today upper 50s to low and mid-60s so a hint cooler than average. but the big time warm-up returns for thursday and friday. jerry, over to you. >> all right, chuck. good morning. let's see how we're doing. some areas shrouded by fog, this is 95, north from lorton. the visibility pretty decent to the capital beltway. along i-270, plenty of fog as you make the trip south to germantown and south, so be aware of it. some of that fog you come up on it rapidly with little notice. folks you can see slamming on brakes, be cautious. >> good morning to you, thank you. >> good morning, jerry. shocking new developments regarding the firing of hundreds of d.c. teachers. six mo
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 9:00am EDT
of moments on the search for four missing miners in west virginia. families, holding on to hope for a miracle today. we're going to to look at the upper big branch mine, safety crews say crews are making some progress since monday's blast that killed at least 25. talking to someone about the risks they face in a moment stand by for that here. >>> in the meantime, there's new word of a major shift in foreign policy, reports say the white house is rewriting the document that identifies the biggest threat to national security, removing islamic references, including those that involve jihad and islamic extremism. that's an about face from the previous administration. good morning, everybody, i'm bill hemmer, welcome to america us -- to "america's newsroom". martha: that's going to get a lot of attention. good morning, bill, good morning, everybody at home, i'm martha maccallum, the obama administration has already sort of shunned the phrase the war on terror, so widely used burg the -- during the bush administration. sources say this new change in the language, wee moving that word, islamic, with
NBC
Apr 24, 2010 9:00am EDT
apprentice." >>> men were taken to a federal courthouse in norfolk, virginia, yesterday. the u.s. flew the suspected somali pirates from east africa where they were held on american ships. if convicted, they face a mandatory life sentence. >>> the boy scouts of america must pay more than $18 million to a s abuse victim. jurors in portland, oregon, ordered the boy scouts to pay jerry lewis $18 million in punitive damages. the abuse happened back in the 1980s. >> i don't have closure yet. i have a long road ahead of me, still. but a huge jumping point, a huge start for me. >> last week a juror found them negligent. they noted the scouts never apologized to lewis. >>> crossing guards could be next on the chopping block in fed rick county, maryland. the sheriff's office considering eliminating the jobs at a dozen schools because of the budget. parents are not the only ones concerned about the proposal. >> reporter: how important are the crossing guards to you? >> very important. >> reporter: every afternoon when the elementary school here gets out hundreds of kids rush a across the busy in
NBC
Apr 4, 2010 9:00am EDT
on this easter sunday begins with the final four and the national championship is set. duke against west virginia last night for the chance to advance. the blue devils downed the mountaineers, 78-57 thanks in pa to john shier. he scored 23 points. duke will go for its fourth national championship in school history. duke will meet underdobutler on monday night. the hometown bulldogs beat michigan state 52-50. sophomore gordon heyward led the way scoring 19 points. butler wins its 25th straight game and will appear in the ncaa title game for the first time in school history. >>> on the ice, capitals in columbus. alexander semin scored his 38th goal of the season, the caps win it 3-2 setting a franchise record with their 51st victory. in baseball, the nationals wrapped up spring training against the red sox yesterday. kevin youkilis hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the sox never looked back. the nats fall 6-1. opening day is monday against the phillies. that's your sports minute. him hakem dermish. have a happy easter. >> thank you. >>> well, with you now know wizards guard gilbert arenas
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 5:00pm EDT
police headquarters in virginia park. >> pat, police chief roberto hilton held a news conference the second day in a row. this time attended but not only local media but national media because the video has gone viral. it has gone international. the chief says the department is moving swiftly to try to get to the bottom of the very embarrassing incident. a beating of a student by prince george's county police is the talk of college park. it happened march 3rd and the students rushed the streets in celebration. students were shocked by the provoke caught on videotape by a university student. >> the nature i was down here, it -- people were trying to walk back to where they lived. and the -- the police were, you know, weren't letting them do that. people were walking around with their hands up like this. they were still getting beaten up. >> all the streets were blocked off and a huge crowd and -- like police blocking off their roads and their -- horses and when -- it was unlike anything i have ever seen. >> reporter: the incident outraged prince george's county officials that init
CSPAN
Apr 14, 2010 10:00am EDT
, west virginia. the chaplain: father, we ask you to strengthen the courage of the representatives and congress. sent here men and women to do what a right. make it plain, father. we lease the same wisdom that brought these 50 states together to form this great united states of america. allow it to fall fresh among this great governing body as they make decisions affecting over 300 million americans. father, at this time we join our hearts, minds and spirits for our fellow miners in west virginia who have suffered a great loss in the midst of tragedy. out of the depths of our pressing need, praying that i will draw near onto us during this dark hour of time in jesus name, amen. the speaker: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house her approval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. the pledge of allegiance will be led by the gentleman from alabama, mr. griffith. mr. griffith: i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, i
WETA
Apr 25, 2010 10:30am EDT
muslim home-school families in northern virginia. >> reporter: in the heart of mainstream america, a cub scout derby where each of the home- designed cars is carefully weighed and measured before roaring off at breakneck speed. here, enterprise, ingenuity and patience are justly rewarded. >> my favorite part was when i got in first. >> reporter: it's a mainstream event passionately embraced not only by the jaka brothers but also by nine-year-old bilal khan, whose education and upbringing is anything but mainstream. in his loudoun county, virginia, home, bilal is being taught math by his mother zakia. >> so five is closer to seven, or ten is closer to seven? >> reporter: in another home nearby, priscilla martinez is teaching her six children, ages two to 12, about condensation. >> we're going to learn about clouds, evaporation, condensation and precipitation. >> reporter: they are part of a growing movement-- no one knows the exact number-- of muslims who home-school their children because they want them to get a more holistic education than a public school can provide. >> what we are try
ABC
Apr 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
baden on the commute. >> 95 virginia northbound coming out of potomac mills to get through woodbridge is forced.-- the worst. in the district near the convention center they still have a lot of barricades' to move out of the roadway, mainly on the southern end of the convention center. every thing should be clear by the time you get there. light traffic volume in the district where they had the nuclear summit. everything should be open by the time you get there. if new york avenue looks good. a little portion of madison avenue is closed, but we are optimistic. let's look at traffic in virginia. springfield. the headlights are northbound leaving springfield for the pentagon. now to breaking news. >> we begin with the breaking news from western china. a strong earthquake has killed at least 200 people and injured thousands more. the 6.5 quake struck in the qinghai province, near the szechuan province where a 2000 earthquake killed 68,000 people. people fled to the streets in panic as buildings began collapsing. rescuers are trying to free people trapped in rubble. >> our other top story
FOX
Apr 22, 2010 4:25am EDT
and central virginia. it is widespread. there is dense fog literally everywhere here for your morning commute t will mix as soon as the sun gets up and it should be a mostly sunny day. it will be nice this affect. right now, upper 40s and low others. 48 in baltimore. 48 in frederick. so temperatures are fairly comfortable to start the day. early fog, plenty of afternoon sun. enjoy the afternoon temperature, 72. we have the dense fog advisory in effect until 9:00 this morning. i'll show you the map where the dense fog advisory is located in just a moment. >> thank you. >>> a d.c. school principal found murdered in his silver spring home one week ago will be laid to rest today. there is a funeral for bryan betts in his home town of manassas. his vehicle had been abandoned in southeast washington. >>> right now, 11 workers are still missing following an oil rig explosion off the coast of louisiana. more than 100 workers were on board tuesday night when the blast happened about 50 miles offshore in the gulf of mexico. seventeen people were hurt, four of them critically. >>> just about on track. a
Univision
Apr 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
practicas ilegales... parece un barrio normal en falls church, virginia, pero en el sotano de una de estas casas dos hispanos sin contar con licencia, curaban y sacaban dientes a otros hispanos una refirgeradora, camuflaba la entrada de la oficina clandestina de de la corte de fairfax oscar moran y amparo rodriguez son acusados por hacer un delicado tratamiento de conducto a uno de sus pacientes, procedimiento que termino con complicaciones debido a una infeccion ..una practica muy comun y peligrosa, segun expertos "muchas veces les dicen que se tienen que quitar la muela y le quitan la muela y esa muela no se tenia que quitar, podrian salvar la muela haciendo un tratamiento de conducto y en vez de salvarla se la quitan, despues ese paciente, se puede enfermar, puede ir al hospital, puede infectarse en cuerpo completamente porque los instrumentos que estaban usando no estaban esterilizados" esta dentista dice que a su consultorio llegan con frecuencia pacientes de otros dentistas pidiendo que solo le saquen radiografias una senal, de su dentista no
FOX
Apr 14, 2010 7:00am EDT
a surprise stop off in her first solo international trip. >>> and west virginia governor calling for an independent investigation into the deadly mine explosion. >>> and coming up next, the district looking to raise parking fees and fines to raise much-needed revenue for the city. officials say it's to help encourage good driving but triple-a said it's unfair. lon anderson from triple-a atlantic will join us to explain that view. time now 7:11. it's 45 degrees.  [ female announcer ] hurry! get to the jcpenney lowest prices of the season sale! and for jcp rewards members only: earn a $10 reward certificate for every 50 you spend, $20 for every 100, and $30 for every 150 -- no limits! plus, don't miss doorbusters. discover how low low can go with $4.99 junior's tops and 60% off st. john's bay polos for him. classic towels are just $2.99. and all kids' swimwear is 55% off. go to jcp.com to see everything on sale. jcpenney. the risk-takers. the visionaries. the entrepreneurs... who put it all on the line to build and run their own businesses. at at&t, we know something
ABC
Apr 21, 2010 5:30am EDT
s in southeast virginia. well, we cloudy skies that gave away to a few hours of clearing overnight. 45 in baltimore and warmer terms to the south. an indication of what will be pushed around the storm system. with low pressure in the mountains and it is pushing in slightly warmer air. that is in response to a southwest wind. the heavier rain is to the south. it will build into maryland towards late morning and early afternoon. the heaviest rain near annapolis, but south of 50, through southern maryland and virginia tech you are traveling 95 towards richmond, you will probably run into the heavier rain for today. from washington, d.c. through baltimore, light showers. that extends through pennsylvania. this is 2:00 in the afternoon and we will take you through 6:00 in the evening. wet yegg in baltimore, the heavier rain to the south will slow down travel for today and require the wipers on your car and probably a light rain jacket. now, the chance of rain diminishes overnight. the cloud line is pushing across. low pressure is wrapping around. the moisture on the back side. it is off
ABC
Apr 1, 2010 3:05am EDT
reaction from our affiliates in richmond, virginia, and tampa, florida. >> florida's coastline gets an unexpected ally in barack obama. >> this announcement came as a shock especially to environmentalists. the president today announced his support for exploring and drilling for oil much closer to florida beaches. >> so today we're announcing the expansion of offshore oil and gas exploration. but in ways that balance the need to harness domestic energy resources and the need to protect america's natural resources. >> this map shows you where drilling is currently allowed. this sort of beige area there. the red sections represent the new areas the president wants to open up. as you can see, much closer to florida's east coast and west coast. if congress agrees, oil derricks could go up just about 125 miles off the beaches, down from the current limit of 234 miles. an anti-drilling protest had already been scheduled in st. petersburg. it was sheer coincidence that the president made this announcement today. the message from our gulf coast communities is pretty clear. any risk of an oil
CNN
Apr 14, 2010 10:00pm EDT
haven't been voting democrats in massachusetts and new jersey and virginia. one point about sarah palin, i think she's doing something very smart here. i think sarah palin's decided it's more important for her to be the power behind 1,000 thrones than sit on the throne herself. she's out there now supporting candidates and republicans and conservatives all over the place and uniting that populist anger paul is talking about. i think she's becoming an even more powerful political force. >> everybody says they don't like partisanship and democrats bash republicans on partisanship. there's a new liberal group that's called "crash the party" and says it will go to tea parties and blend in and be as outrageous as they can, doesn't that add to the fractured nature of politics in america dao? is that really a good smart thing for this group to be doing? >> it's not something i would do and not something i'm encouraging. if i were crashing the party i would bring a sign that says tax cuts for the middle class not millionaires. that's not mischief trying to give the democratic message to folks s
CNN
Apr 8, 2010 9:00am EDT
iran. live from prague. >>> after days of waiting in west virginia, full rescue mode. looking for four miners. will it be rescue or recovery. today could be the day we get an answer. families prepare for the worst. we're going to have cnn's john roberts from naoma, west virginia in just a minute. >>> and kyrgyzstan, with possible problems for the u.s. and afghanistan. you see, the u.s. has a major air base there used for transit, for troops and equipment. the president has fled that started over rising fuel rates. we'll get more on what's happening in afghanistan coming up in ten minutes. >>> it's back in the hole for four rescue teams at that west virginia mine. 32 rescuers looking for four miners, looking, praying, hoping for signs of life. the teams went in just about hour fours ago. cnn's john roberts is right there in naoma. john, what are you hearing about the efforts? >> reporter: we're hearing they're proceeding fairly well at this point. the miners giving the advancement that they were making over the last few hours probably have to be pretty close to that area. it's very deep
FOX
Apr 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
, virginia, 49 degrees. baltimore is at 51. hagerstown, 48. and in culpeper it is 43 degrees at this hour. here is what we're looking at for today. partly sunny skies, temperature right around normal. our average high for today 69 degrees. we're looking for a high of about 70 degrees today so not bad. i'll give you details about the weekend and when we expect to see rain showers and thunderstorms coming up in just a little bit. right now let's get a check on traffic with lauren demarco. i'll do the weather and you can do the traffic. >>> things looking good in montgomery county. earlier there were delays out of frederick, things looking better there but we still do have delays with volume past germantown. we have this heavy volume through silver spring on the outer loop. we had reports of an accident on new hampshire avenue. nothing checked out there. your travel lanes should be open, just volume delays leaving college park through silver spring. also watch for an accident southbound georgia avenue leaving the beltway and delays southbound connecticut as well as you leave the beltway. and
HLN
Apr 11, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >>> families of the men who died in an explosion at a west virginia coal mine are saying goodbye to them. four funerals were held on friday. more are being held this weekend. still more in the coming week. altogether, 29 men died in the blast at the upper big branch mine last monday. initially, the community held out hope that four missing men were still alive somewhere in the mine. but those hopes ended friday night when rescuers found the bodies of the men. >> what i saw up until the absolute very end was a very heavy-heart community that was holding on to a very fragile thread of hope. and when that hope snapped with one sentence from the mine officials, it was the most painful, excruciating thing you could possibly see. >> so devastating for that community. the explosion was the worst mine disaster in the u.s. since the 1970s. >>> tomorrow is day one of a two-day nuclear summit president obama is hosting in the nation's capitol. he will try to convince the 47 countries participating to secure their nuclear material within four years. the u.s. and russia have more than 20,000 nuclear weapon
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 3:30pm EDT
federal resources that have gone to west virginia? >> the department of labor's mine safety division and fema both have dispatched teams. they are there. the president, as you know, spoke with the governor last evening, pledged our full support and cooperation in the investigation. and that is obviously currently ongoing. >> this mine seemed to have a pretty significant history. has the president considered any review or overhaul of federal oversight of the mine? >> first and foremost, obviously our thoughts and prayers are with the families who have lost loved ones. and for those we continue to pray for a miracle for those who are missing. i think rescue and recovery is our first in our mind right now secondly, we want to see obviously a thorough investigation, as you heard the governor and others discuss. the president, as i said, has pledged his full cooperation and resources for that investigation. i think legislative plans about that might better be addressed at the conclusion of that investigation when we have a few more details about what might have happened. >> are there any
NBC
Apr 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
the roof, trying to flee the same way, and falling from the ceiling at least six times. >>> in virginia, mall-goers were in for quite a surprise when a disoriented deer crashed through the window of a coffee shop and then ran into the shopping center. security cameras captured the animal dashing through the halls. unfortunately, though, the deer had to be put down due to the injuries it sustained. >>> and in arizona a woman and her belgian shep period are turning crime-fighting into a business. dar go and his owner are a certified drug detection team. his expertise is now being used by schools, businesses, even concerned parents for about 150 bucks an hour. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel channel forecast. good morning, bill. >> see, i was thinking that was such a great idea. why couldn't anybody train their dog to be a drug dog. the problem is you'd have to have truck drugs to train it. >> yeah. hopefully you don't have it. it's being put to good use, which is good. >> if you can get it trained
ABC
Apr 15, 2010 11:00pm EDT
this afternoon. they've been turned over to the medical examiner. >>> the entire commonwealth of virginia will honor the memory of the victims killed on the three-year anniversary of the virginia tech massacre. it was three years ago tomorrow that a student murdered 32 people on campus before taking his own life. bob mcdonnell has ordered all state flags to fly at half mast. a number of events will take place on campus tomorrow, beginning with the lighting of the ceremonial candle. >>> prince george's county police have suspended more officers in the beating of the university of maryland student. the latest officers came forward on their own with their attorneys. that brings the total of officers suspended up to four. we will keep you posted. >>> overtime heartbreak for the washington capitals. they lose home ice advantage against the canadiens. we have news of the big disappointment. >> let's keep this in perspective. this was the first game of the series. the montreal canadiens surprised caps' fans tonight. 2-2 tie. we went into overtime. this is how it ended. the caps fall in game 1. w
FOX
Apr 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in west virginia. the blast happened minutes ago 30 miles south of charleston. according to a state mining official six people dead, 21 others unaccounted for at this hour. we'll give you new details as they come in. >>> montgomery police grieving the loss of one of their own, hector ayala. he was in his patrol car when he swerved off the road and hit a tree. today fellow officers paid tribute to their fallen colleague and friend. >>department lost one hell of an officer. i lost one hell of a friend. i told him that i wanted to build my career following in his footsteps. >> ayala's fellow officers are encouraging friends and co-workers to write a story about him so his children who never got to know him will at least have something to remind them of the man, father and officer he was and would have been. >>> new information in a homegrown terror plot. the american-born woman known as jihad jane set to make her first court appearance facing federal charges. >> stomp your foot and it's measured like they measure an earthquake. the world has seen a lot of quakes lately. i'm beth park
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
.m. tomorrow. rockville at 45. 46 degrees, the temperature down from 58 today. arlington, virginia. a pretty cool start for the day tomorrow before rebounding. no big weather systems around the area either. see that big spin there in the atmosphere out west? that's low pressure that will be coming east. could produce clouds around the area this weekend. right now doesn't look as though we'll have any showers. could see cloud cover around. over the next 48 hours, there were clear skies tomorrow morning. k clearing on out. starting with partly sunny conditions. more sunshine through the day. on thursday, could have a little bit of a weak system coming through that may produce more clouds. mostly sunny to partly sunny type day coming up for thursday. into the mid 70s we'll go. tomorrow is going to be cool. you'll need a jacket for tomorrow morning. then we rebound to the 60s. that's siebel considering our average high is at 65 degrees from 58 to 64 the range in temperatures and into the 70s with sunshine on thursday. it's going to be a nice ending to the workweek, too. mid 70s on friday. those
CNN
Apr 15, 2010 1:00am EDT
. >>> following a number of other stories tonight, joe johns joins us with a "360" bulletin. >> west virginia governor has ordered immediate inspection of all underground coal mines and asked the state's 200 underground coal mines to cease production tomorrow to honor the 29 miners killed last week at the upper big branch mine. >>> michelle obama visited schools in mexico and talked about everything from poverty to climate change. she also sat down with a reporter and told him about the strict rules the daughters have to follow when it comes to technology. >> we try to establish a set of guidelines and rules that make sense. no computers, phones, television during the week. we talk a lot with them about the dangers of facebook and sort of getting into that social networking kind of gossip mill or -- you know, that comes from those arctiveties. >> a new report by the federal reserve finds economic recovery is spreading to most parts of the country. merchants are seeing better sales and factories are boosting production but many companies are still wary of ramping up hiring. >>> a new study con
ABC
Apr 20, 2010 11:00pm EDT
the rain is becoming active. also deep southwestern virginia and that will be a relatively weak weather maker. it will bring us some rain tomorrow and ceasebly mild and -- ceasebly mild do -- seasonably mild and cooler off to the north. the better chance for rain is coming in the afternoon and you know how it goes with the afternoon rush hour, the littlest amount of rain cannot mess with the commute. this rain quickly clears out overnight. thursday partly cloudy skies. even better weather comes in on friday as the skies clear out completely. tonight 47, generally cloudy, the rain hold off until midday and developing showers 62 and it will be a bit cooler with clouds and showers. seven-day forecast, here is how it shapes up. we quickly clear out on thursday, friday looks like a beautiful dry day but the chance for showers will be back in the mix saturday and sunday. we will keep posted on that. kelly? >> well apple is expected to release the new version of the i-phone -- iphone. it seems that an apple employee with a prototype left a phone and it is all over the internet. they say it was
HLN
Apr 11, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >>> families of the men who died in an explosion at a west virginia coal mine are saying good-bye. four funerals were held friday. more are held this weekend. still more in the coming weeks. 29 men died in the blast at the upper big mine branch last monday. the community held out hope the four missing men were still alive somewhere in that mine, but those hopes did end friday night when rescuers found the men's bodies. >> what i saw up until the absolute very end was a very heavy-hearted community holding on to a very fragile thread of hope. and when that hope snapped with one sentence from the mine officials, it was the most painful excruciating thing you could possibly see. >> the explosion was the worst mine disaster in the u.s. since the 1970s. >>> president obama has a very urgent message for 47 countries taking part in a two-day conference. make sure your nuclear material is secure. keep it out of hands of terrorists. he's hosting a two-day nuclear summit in washington tomorrow comes a couple days after the u.s. warned al qaeda is trying to get an atomic bomb. the u.s. and russia
NBC
Apr 5, 2010 6:30pm EDT
-universal television >>> good evening. we begin with a breaking news story out of west virginia where there has been an accident and apparent explosion in a coal mine. getting coal out of the ground is a daily part of life in that part of the country. it appears disaster has struck the mining industry once again. ron allen has been following this story since the first word of possible loss of life and miners trapped underground. >> reporter: it is difficult to tell exactly what has happened. an explosion in a coal mine can be a difficult and deathly situation. 21 miners are unaccounted for. a mine run by the performance coal company. the explosion happened around 3:30 eastern time. emergency crews and state investigators are racing to the scene to figure out exactly what has happened. families of the miners are also certainly hoping for the best possible news and fearing the worst and gathering for word about the situation. coal mines like this one in west virginia tend to be in close-nit communities where generations of families have worked the mines. it is unknown exactly how many are trapped, how
CBS
Apr 5, 2010 7:00pm EDT
mine in whitesville, west virginia. for a locator, that's about an hour south of the capital of charleston. a state mining official in west virginia confirms six miners are dead, 21 others still unaccounted for and may be trapped. rescue workers, we're told, are on the scene at the upper big branch south mine which is opened by massie energy's performance coal company. this disaster comes four years and a few months after tragedy of is the sago coal mine in the eastern part of west virginia. in that accident 12 miners were killed, one survived after an explosion likely caused by a lightning strike. after say go-- and this is important-- a number of safety changes were implemented. including requirements coal companies provide additional emergency air supplies, better communications, better equipment and tracking devices. at this point, we have no idea what caused today's accident but we will tell you there have been three fatalities in the last dozen or so years at the very same mine. harry? >> smith: bob orr in washington, thanks very much. now the long-anticipated return of
ABC
Apr 5, 2010 6:30pm EDT
>>> to >>> tonight on world news, breaking news. there has been a mine explosion in west virginia, many are dead and missing. >>> maximum penalty, the government fines toyota for hiding safety defects. >>> earthquake in southern california. does this mean the next big one is coming? >>> and tiger returns. tiger woods at the masters talking about drugs, injuries and the reaction of the crowds. >>> good evening. as we come on the air tonight, we begin with breaking news. a mine disaster in west virginia. at least half a dozen miners confirmed dead. many more are missing. david muir has been taking in all the lateers reports. >> reporter: we just got off the phone with the west virginia state police. they confirm the explosion happened at the massey energy upper big branch mine. that is south of charleston. here are the numbers as they're coming into the associated press. x miners killed. 21 unaccounted for. just within the last couple of days, the top federal agency that looks into the mine safety in this country said more needed to be done since sago. the high tech equipment that w
ABC
Apr 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
. they are saying they want to see how he plays. >>> juju chang back from west virginia. it's good to have you back. >> happy to be back. thanks, robin. good morning to you both. we begin the headlines with the dangerous rescue mission underway right now at a west virginia coal mine. early this morning crews got the go ahead to begin making the trek under ground, in hopes of rescuing those four miners still missing since monday's explosion. david muir is there. i know you've been up all night again waiting for word. and you just heard from the govern governor? >> reporter: we did, the rescue teams have finally been allowed to enter the mine. they've been waiting for hours to do that, turning into days here. here are the numbers as we know them. four teams of eight are inside the mine as we speak. they went in at 4:55 this morning, a little more than two hours ago. they have to get five miles into that mine, though. it will be quite a trek to get to the refuge chamber, the place they're hoping the four, missing miners might have been able to get to. the major development that happened overnight that
CNN
Apr 13, 2010 11:00am EDT
or exceeds all federal government testing requirements. >>> in west virginia, the focus shifts from recovery to investigation. early this morning crews brought out the last nine bodies of the 29 miners killed and yesterday afternoon, one week after the explosion. a memorial for the miners at the state capital. a moment of silence and expressions of gratitude. >> all of the people who came forward to help during that period of time, all of the people that gave of themselves and so much to make sure that they could ease the pain. >> no word yet on when investigators will go inside the upper big branch mine. a couple offed spacecraft almost became their floating tomb. apollo 13 astronauts remember their unlucky mission 40 years ago this week. >>> a spring snowstorm targets the northern rockies. there's the man, rob marciano is tracking that storm for us in our severe weather center. we're back in a moment. you're in the cnn "newsroom." >>> apollo 13, i'm sorry, that's april 13th, an oxygen exploded putting the moon out of reach for the and putting three astronauts on the line. the astro newts u
HLN
Apr 13, 2010 12:00pm EDT
it to the company's attention. >>> the last nine bodies have been recovered from the west virginia coal mine. 29 men died in an explosion last monday. and now federal officials are going to begin to investigate exactly what happened there. west virginia's governor led a moment of silence at the state capitol yesterday. there it is. the company says it will review the tox make sure it doesn't happen again. some investors want the mine's ceo to resign. >>> american airlines flight made an emergency landing in iceland after fumes filled the cannin. flight 49 was traveling from paris' charles de gaulle airport to dallas-ft. worth when passengers reported that haze. five or six of the passengers on board complained of dizziness from the fumes. the airline says there are no reports that anyone needed medical treatment. american airlines is sending a replacement plane to iceland so passengers can continue their journey. >>> well, caskets carrying the bodies of poland's president and his wife are now at the presidential palace as mourners are paying their respect. you see them there. lech kaczynski and his
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